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Public Works

Public Works Administration controls and coordinates the efforts of eight divisions. The varied workforce provides crucial services to the residents of Del City. Water production and distribution as well as sewer collection and processing provide essential services to the city.  The Department of Public Works is proud to provide essential services to the residents of Del City.


Mike Hatfield, Director, (405) 671-2874 /  [email protected]

Kraig Fryar, Deputy Director - (405) 671-2874 / [email protected]


Sanitation Division

Chris DeHaven, Sanitation Supervisor: (405) 671-2873 / [email protected]

  • Services residential and commercial accounts
  • Rolloff containers available to rent (20 yard or 30 yard)
  • Special bulk trash pickup available year-round for nominal fee 

For more information regarding special pickups, please contact the Utility Billing Office at (405) 670-7328.



Sewerline Maintenance

Chris DuRoy, Sewerline Supervisor: (405) 671-2878 / [email protected]   <Emergency After Hours: (405) 671-3011>

  • Maintains 98 miles of sewerline, 2,251 manholes, and all city main lines
  • Provides emergency service 24/7/365
  • Conducts video inspections of sewerlines
  • Uses smoke testing to locate breaks and crossovers to storm sewer system


Waterline Maintenance

TJ Thronesberry, Waterline Supervisor: (405) 671-2875 / [email protected]    <Emergency After Hours: (405) 671-3007>

  • Maintains 106 miles of water main lines
  • Responsible for reading roughly 8,000 water meters monthly
  • Dedicated to continuous operation of the water distribution system city-wide


Streets & Parks Divisions

Dave Ellis, Streets & Parks Supervisor: (405) 671-2872 / [email protected]

  • Maintains approximately 120 miles of streets throughout city
  • Responsible for maintaining roads and traffic control signs
  • Provides equipment operators to mow on city properties and right-of-ways
  • Responsible for snow and ice removal throughout city
  • Maintains drainage facilities throughout city
  • Maintains city parks, preparing for guests and ensuring safety of equipment


Water Treatment Plant

Jay Snapp, Water Treatment Plant Supervisor: (405) 671-2882 / [email protected]

  • Provides residents with safe and dependable supply of drinking water
  • Continually takes steps to improve processes and protect water sources
  • City currently has 12 functioning water wells
  • Won several state and federal awards